Winfield Hall, the summer home of five-and-dime mastermind F.W. Woolworth, is one of the few Jazz Age mansions still in private hands. It is owned by Martin Carey, brother to former New York Governor Hugh Carey, who has been trying off-and-on to sell the nine-bedroom manor and the 16.5 acres it now occupies. Got an extra $20 million laying around??
Grand staircase, Carolands Chateau, Hillsborough, California - Parts of the estate were sold and the chateau changed hands several time. In 1998, after years of neglect, the Chateau and its remaining land were purchased and restored by Charles and Ann Johnson. The Johnsons donated the Chateau to Carolands Foundation in 2012.
Marjorie Merriweather Post built the largest apartment in New York history, with 54 rooms—one for storing ball gowns, another one for flowers—spread out over three floors. In 1926, she signed a lease for $6,250 a month ($75,000 in today’s dollars).
'Uplands' Mansion....Was the C. Templeton Crocker estate designed by Willis Polk between 1911-1917 in Hillsborough, California...the mansion sat on 160 acres.Construction of the 45,000-square-foot home took six years to complete (1911–1917) at a cost of $1.6 million (or $45 million in today's dollars)